Historic St. Mary's City, Saint Mary's City

#24 of 82 in Museums in Maryland
Historic St. Mary's City is located in Saint Mary's City. Use our Saint Mary's City travel route site to arrange your visit to Historic St. Mary's City and other attractions in Saint Mary's City.
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  • My favorite place at historic St. Marys was the historic St John's House. Apparently, the house acted as a courthouse for colonial Maryland throughout the 1600's. The cases heard, many times, involved...  more »
  • Partly archeological and partly recreated site of the first European settlement in Maryland. Guides in period dress talk about 17th century life. Beautiful setting and great for children and adults.  more »
  • I first learned about this place back in the 90's when a friend of mine and his wife moved to work here. I always wanted to see the historic place for myself. Wifee and I arrived on a cool overcast da...  more »
  • I grew up in St Marys county until I was 12. This is the first time I paid a serious visit to what was then the new park. I was very impressed with how in keeping with the spirit and charm of the old county the new park is. The park was not active when I visited (very late December) but even so the grounds were open and we walked about exploring for a few hours despite the cold. Great place. Definitely going back when the reenactors are there.
  • Such an amazing piece of history. We went on the archaeology weekend and got to help sift through debris. My daughter found a dropped lead musket ball and my son found a hand made nail. It was a delight! The archaeologists giving the tours were truly remarkable and full of knowledge!
  • Awesome living history museum. Great place to bring kids but adults will love it too. The excellent staff make maryland history come alive!
  • Awesome museum. Fantastic staff. The best 10 bucks ever spent.
  • Interpreter s were abosolutely wonder. They patiently spoke to and answered all of my 8 year old grandson. I was overwhelming impreszed!

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